Roma [Rome]: Nella Stamperia del Komarek, 1762-1768. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full vellum, gilt lettering to spines; some bookworm damage to spines, minimal impact to text block; large hole to middle of spine on volume 3; speckled text block; ex-library, with expected markings, including remnants of labels to tail of spines, blind stamps and ink stains to interior, pocket to rear pastedowns; With 45 numbered plates (restarting in each volume), plus frontispiece in volume 1; shelved case 3.
Refine search resultsSkip to search results
New York: The Orion Press, Inc., 1956. Octavo; G/G-; pp 212; yellow spine with red and black text; dust jacket has noticeable soiling to exterior; some chips to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; light soiling to edges of endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
London: Printed for W. Innys, A. Ward, J. and P. Knapton, [et al.], 1746. Eleventh edition, corrected and improved. Octavo; Eleventh edition, corrected and improved; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black without print, raised bands; Boards in black leather, worn, exposed corners, torn hinges in front and rear, leather cracking on spine, spine tail torn away, wear to edges, shelfwear; Text block has cracked hinges, separating from front cover, name in ink on front and rear fly leaves, tanning to endpapers, puckering to paper, paper is age-toned but very little foxing; xxx, 375 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (including folded plates).
London: Pall Mall Press, 1958. Octavo; G/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with gold print; DJ has tears to all edges, torn along most of spine, large tears to front and to flaps, DJ is inserted in book rather than over boards; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has small stains to pages 4-5, else clean text; xii, 231 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).